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Things worth reading: 23rd January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Swiss Banks enter the age of bitcoin Executive claims HSBC ‘shut down’ her complaints of sex harassment Fear EU deal puts City of London at risk of ‘rule-taking’ ECB to launch review that will redefine its mission and tools Australia’s Westpac hires former Barclays …

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Things worth reading: 22nd January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Boss of RBS start-up bank Bó quits, plunging its future into chaos NAB faces class action lawsuit for delaying moving $6.3bn of super to low-fee accounts Bank executive accuses HSBC of tolerating “culture of sexism” Vodafone quits Facebook’s Libra currency Davos 2020: Bankers push …

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Things worth reading: 21st January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Monzo problems: bank ‘freezing accounts for no apparent reason’ Greenpeace hits out at Davos banks for $1.4tn climate hypocrisy Deutsche Bank’s guide to the worst banking jobs at the start of 2020 Bank cyberattack could hit whole financial system JPMorgan says ‘oui’ to Paris …

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Things worth reading: 20th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Monzo bank ‘freezing accounts for no apparent reason’ JPMorgan to buy Paris building to bring euro teams from London CEO says Bank of America aims to ‘double’ its U.S. consumer market share: FT FCA blindsided by investment fund suspensions  Shadow bank assets fall for …

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Things worth reading: 17th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Why Goldman Sachs is playing catch-up with JPMorgan BlackRock says it wants to do more for the climate Former Barclays boss accused of ‘funnelling funds’ to Qatar Economists explore the consequences of steering technological progress Santander heir gets £44m fine for trying to smuggle …

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Things worth reading: 16th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Spain’s Banco Sabadell hires IBM for 1 billion euro IT upgrade The fallacy behind passive fund management Chinese financial institutions can cope with foreign competition: central bank Goldman profits slump on 1MDB legal woes US says ‘flash crash’ trader should not face further prison …

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Things worth reading: 15th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … JPMorgan: built to scale Citigroup beats estimates on credit card, trading revenue growth Santander latest bank to set 40% overdraft rate ECB should be more open and democratic under Christine Lagarde | Barry Eichengreen TSB to invest £120m in IT digital banking in Edinburgh …

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Things worth reading: 14th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Visa to pay $5.3 billion to buy fintech startup Plaid Travelex: Travel money services still down after cyber-attack Banks go big in the hunt for fintech success Trump to drop labeling China a currency manipulator, report says EU trade chief foresees ‘financial services for …

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Things worth reading: 13th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Lloyds warns staff to expect first bonus cut in four years Bank of England’s Sam Woods warns of crackdown on the City LSE set to send $27bn Refinitiv deal to EU watchdog May I have a word about… nudniks and quantamental investing | Jonathan …

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Things worth reading: 10th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Indigenous man and girl handcuffed for opening bank account Singapore receives 21 applications for five digital bank licences Customers threaten to leave Tandem Bank after announcement of new £6 monthly charge Goldman Sachs answers investor demands on consumer bank The banking tech trends that …

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Things worth reading: 9th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Pension funds urge Barclays to stop lending to fossil fuel firms World Bank warns on global growth World Bank warns of global debt crisis amid borrowing buildup What’s at the heart of a credit score that can ruin a life SEC drops insider trading …

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Things worth reading: 8th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Barclays £322m Qatar deal ‘could be seen as way to hide payments’ Ignoring climate risk costs more than tackling it Former Goldman banker pleads guilty to insider trading Bitcoin: Should cryptocurrency owners make a will? Travelex customers ‘thousands of pounds out of pocket’ Wall …

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Things worth reading: 7th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … The rise of the invisible bank Singapore Digital Bank Licenses Draw 21 Applications Few Bank Failures Could Be a Warning Sign for U.S. Financial System Digital Banking Have You Befuddled? Top bosses earn annual wage of average worker by end of today Ex-Barclays banker …

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